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Re-visioning Martha

Published 1996

In this thesis I have tried to illuminate the importance of using a different historical imagination in revisioning our traditions and history. A different historical imagination enables us to ask new questions, and they, in turn, lead us to further expansion of even more different historical imaginations. In my search for a different historical imagination, I have also tried to illustrate the importance of who tells what stories and how they are told. This is because stories have a strong impact on our historical imagination and on our understanding of the self, of human-beings, and of the divine. So, let us collaborate in retelling old stories and telling new stories; stories of our foresisters, of ourselves, of our tears, anger, and joy, of our resistances, challenges, and struggles, and of our love, hope and faith. In such collaboration, our particularities and differences are assets, rather tha

Publisher Cambridge, MA: The author
Year 1996
Pages 490
Possible copyright status The author
Language English
Digitizing sponsor Federally funded with LSTA funds through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
Book contributor Episcopal Divinity School, Sherrill Library
Collection episcopaldivinityschool_sherrilllibrary; regionaldigitizationmass; americana


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